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The Magicians by Joram Lürsen
Magicians, The

Magicians, The

When his friend Sylvie disappears, Ben must find out what is real and what is an illusion.

Ben, an eight year old boy, learns tricks from a master magician. He is particularly fascinated by a special and unusual disappearing trick. However, when his friend, Sylvie, seems to have disappeared forever, Ben has to find out what is real and what is illusion.

93’ / 35mm / colour

Dir: Joram Lürsen
Prod: IDTV Film
Co-prod: Lürsen Film, Frank Ketelaar BV, AVRO  
Sc: Frank Ketelaar     
Language: Dutch
Cast: Thor Braun, Theo Maassen (DUNYA AND DESIE, MINOES), Chantal Janzen (THE HELL OF ’63, LOVE IS ALL), Daan Schuurmans (THE SECRET LETTER, LOVE IS ALL). 
Completed: 2010

Festivals a.o:
Ale Kino! - Poznañ International Young Audience Film Festival
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Cinepanz - Cologne International Children's Film Festival
Madrid International Film Festival for Children and Youth
The Golden Elephant - Hyderabad International Children's Film Festival
Vienna International Children's Film Festival 
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
The Times BFI London Film Festival
Cinekid - Amsterdam International Children's Film, Television & New Media Festival
Buster - Copenhagen International Children's Film Festival
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
Seoul International Youth Film Festival
FilmFest München
Montreal International Children’s Film Festival - FIFEM

Joram Lürsen:
COACH (2009, feature), LOVE IS ALL (2007, feature), IN ORANGE (2004, feature) Awards: a.o. Children’s Filmfest Audience Award and Special Mention Children’s Jury Hamburg FF,
Audience Award Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Best Director Award Isfahan Int. FF Children & Young Adults.


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